Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:
Ctrip.Com International Ltd (ADR) CTRP announced plans to buy Skyscanner Holdings Ltd in a deal valued at 1.4 billion pounds ($1.74 billion). The company also reported better-than-expected Q3 results. Ctrip.com shares dropped 2.10 percent to close at $40.99 on Wednesday.
Eli Lilly and CoLLY shares dropped more than 10 percent Wednesday after the company’s drug solanezumab failed to meet primary endpoint for the treatment of mild dementia due to Alzheimer's disease in a late-stage study. Eli Lilly shares fell 10.51 percent to close at $68.00 on Wednesday.